Claim Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf - University of Applied Sciences

Privacy notice

This privacy notice applies to the following websites:

And in addition, insofar as we process personal data on our own responsibility for:

We do not use any Facebook services that, in our estimation, would provide grounds for Facebook to have shared responsibility for data processing; however, we do refer you to Facebook’s data privacy declaration as a precaution. We cannot fully rule out any risks here.

1. General information

Data protection is our concern and our legal obligation. To protect the security of your data appropriately during transfer, we use the latest encryption procedures (e.g. SSL/TLS) and secure technical systems.
JavaScript is used as an active component for the websites. If you have disabled this function in your browser, you will receive an instruction to activate the function.

2. Name and address of the data controller

For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation, other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection, the data controller is:

Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
Am Hofgarten 4
85354 Freising
T +49 8161 71-0
praesident [at]

3. Name and address of the data protection officer

The data protection officer for the data controller is:

Dr Matthias Kopp
Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
Am Hofgarten 4
85354 Freising
T +49 8161 71-5963
datenschutz [at]

Any data subject can make direct contact with our data protection officer at any time for any questions or suggestions on the subject of data protection.

4. Purpose and legal basis for processing

In accordance with Art. 2(6) of the BayHSchG [Bavarian Higher Education Act], Art. 4(1) sentence 1 and 2 of the BayEGovG [Bavarian E-Government Act], and Art. 6(1) letters a, c, e of the EU GDPR, our websites are where we offer our services, administrative support and information to the public about our activity.

Our social media presence forms part of our efforts to reach out to you. Our aim is to provide information that is targeted to specific groups and communicate with you (Art. 2(6) of the BayHSchG). We make it possible for you to quickly get in touch with us by electronic means and communicate instantly through the media of your choice (Section 5(1) no. 2 of the TMG - German Teleservices Act).

We disclose any content and contributions that violate rights of third parties or that constitute a criminal offence or misdemeanour, do not comply with the legal or contractual code of conduct by transmitting them to the competent authority or the social media service and blocking or deleting this information.

We use cookies and log files to test and maintain our web service and to guarantee network and information security as per Art 6(1) of the BayDSG [Bavarian Data Protection Act], Section 13(7) of the TMG and Art. 11(1) of the BayEGovG. If the purpose for processing is not compromised, we will anonymise or pseudonymise personal data.

5. Data categories

Administration and data redaction

For administration and data redaction purposes, function identifiers and personal identifiers with access protection mechanisms are created and changes that have been undertaken with these identifiers logged.

Log files

If you access this website or other websites, you transfer data to our web server via your web browser. Whenever you access a website, the following data are recorded so that there can be communication between your web browser and our web server. Depending on the access log used, the log data record will contain information with the following content:

    • the IP address of the requesting computer
    • date and time of the request
    • the access method/function requested by the requesting computer
    • the input values transmitted by the requesting computer (file name, etc.)
    • access status of the web server (file transferred, file not found, command not executed etc.)
    • name of the requested file
    • type and version of the web client
    • URL from which the file was requested/the desired function was requested


    This website uses cookies. We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require the requesting browser to be identified even after a page change. These functionalities can be deactivated in the browser settings by each individual user.


    If you write to us with a concern or opinion by email, post, telephone, fax or social media, the information given is processed for the purposes of processing the concern, for possible follow-up questions and for exchanging opinions.

    6. Registration on our website

    The data subject has the option of registering on the website for certain additional services, indicating personal data. Which personal data are transmitted to the data controller is determined by the respective input mask used for the registration. The personal data entered by the data subject are collected and stored exclusively for internal use by the data controller, and for their own purposes.

    The registration of the data subject, with the voluntary indication of personal data, is intended to enable the data controller to offer the data subject contents or services that may only be offered to registered users due to the nature of the matter in question. Registered persons are free to change the personal data specified during the registration at any time, or to have them completely deleted from the data stock of the data controller.

    The data controller shall, at any time, provide information upon request to each data subject as to what personal data are stored about the data subject. In addition, the data controller shall correct or erase personal data at the request or indication of the data subject, insofar as there are no statutory storage obligations. A data protection officer named in this privacy notice is available to the data subject in this respect as a contact person.

    7. Transfer of personal data to a third country or international organisations

    All our social media providers are certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield and this is visible to anyone, thus ensuring that there is a legally appropriate level of protection for personal data:

    8. Routine deletion and blocking of personal data

    The data controller processes and stores the data subject's personal data only for the period of time required to achieve the purpose for which it is stored or only if the data controller is required to store data on account of legislation or regulations that are passed by European Union legislators and regulators or other legislators and the data controller is subject to the legislation or regulations. Should there no longer be any reason to store the data or if a retention period prescribed by a European Union directive or regulation or by other relevant law expires, the personal data will be restricted from processing or deleted as a matter of routine and in accordance with statutory regulations.

    9. Rights of the data subject

    You have the following rights according to the General Data Protection Regulation:

    • If your personal data is processed, you have the right to obtain information about how it is stored (Art. 15 of the GDPR).
    • If incorrect personal data is processed, you have the right to correction of such data (Art. 16 of the GDPR).
    • If legal requirements are given, you have the right to request the deletion or limitation of processing, and you have the right to object to such processing (Art 17, 18 and 21 of the GDPR).
    • If you have given your consent to data processing or if a contract exists pertaining to data processing and if such data processing is carried out via automated processes, you have a right to data portability where applicable (Art. 20 of the GDPR).

    Should you exercise your above-mentioned rights, the public body will review whether statutory requirements are met.

    You also have a right to appeal to the Bavarian Regional Officer for Data Protection.

    10. Other information relevant to the privacy notice

    We reserve the right to update this Privacy Notice from time to time so that it is always in compliance with current legal requirements, or to implement changes to our services in the privacy notice, e.g. when new services are introduced. The new privacy notice shall then apply when you next visit the website.

    11. Use of Vimeo plugins

    We embed videos using providers such as Vimeo. Vimeo is operated by Vimeo, LLC, which is headquartered in 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011. Some of the pages on our website use plugins provided by Vimeo. When you visit pages on our website featuring a Vimeo plugin, such as our media library, a connection will be made with Vimeo’s servers and the plugin will be displayed. During this process, information will be transmitted to Vimeo’s servers about which of our webpages you have visited. If you are logged into Vimeo during this process, Vimeo will link this information to your personal user account. If you use this plugin, e.g. by clicking play on a video, this information will also be linked to your user account. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo user account before using our website and by deleting the associated Vimeo cookies. More information about which data Vimeo collects, the purposes for which it collects this data, how Vimeo processes and uses your data, your rights concerning your data and how you can change your settings to protect your privacy can be found in Vimeo’s Privacy Policy:

    Weihenstephan campus

    Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
    Am Hofgarten 4
    85354 Freising

    T +49 8161 71-0

    info [at]

    Triesdorf campus

    Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf
    Markgrafenstr. 16
    91746 Weidenbach

    T +49 9826 654-0

    info [at]